Over 200 college and university representatives from across the country, many local employers with some offering financial support for continuing education, along with branches of our armed forces will be in attendance at Central Texas’ largest college and career fair set for Monday, Sept. 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Round Rock High School.
Round Rock ISD’s parent and family seminars provide valuable information focused on the academic and wellness needs of students. Parents/guardians will gain access to experts offering insight into topics affecting today’s high school students. Seminar topics have been identified by frequently requested information from our student’s parents/guardians.
The Austin Chamber honored Round Rock ISD for achieving the “Highest College Readiness Rate for a School District” at the Chamber’s 2018 State of Education Event held November 9, 2018. Westwood High School was also recognized for achieving the highest Apply Texas submission rate and the highest senior survey participation rate among large high schools in Central Texas.
In a Round Rock ISD student survey, 68 percent of high school students indicate a skilled profession as a fulfilling career option. Students interested in skilled professional HVAC and plumbing careers are encouraged to register to earn their certification. After four months of hands-on instruction, students may be certified as an HVAC technician or Level 1 plumber.
As freshman students at the Round Rock ISD Early College High School (ECHS) prepare to step into their first college class in January, a foundation for success has been laid through a campus-wide college preparation initiative through the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program.